updated - January 20, 2021 Wednesday EST
Consumers who bought a AC-300 charger for Nokia's 2520 tablet computer might be prone to an electric shock if they come into contact with the product's inside parts should its plastic protector detach itself.
Consumers should therefore discontinue its use a press releease reported Thursday. Consumers who also purchased the chargers travel accessory should do the same with the product.
According to the press release, the advisory includes 30,000 chargers, and 600 travel versions of the product purchased throughout the United States.
"While there have been no confirmed consumer incidents related to this potential quality issue, product quality and safety are top priorities at Nokia," Jo Harlow executive vice president of Smart Devices at Nokia said in a statement. "We apologize to the owners of the Lumia 2520, and we are working with urgency to minimize the inconvenience," Harlow said in the statement.
The warning affects consumers in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom who are cautioned to no longer the press release reported.
Nokia's other chargers are safe, and available for regular use.
Subsequently, the chargers have been taken off the selling block temporarily in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. United States consumers cannot buy the device's travel charger.
The $199.99 smartphone comes equipped with a new version of Microsoft Office Suite that allows consumers to make and revise presentations and documents more conveniently thanks to an added Windows Smartphone package a press release reported.
The Lumia 2520 screen measures 10.1 inches with Clear Black technology. This enables users to read text when in direct sunlight. The smartphone's 6.7 megapixel rear-facing camera ZEISS optic camera takes good, clear, and colorful photos.
The device also has a battery with 11 hours of power, a keyboard equipped with five extra hours of battery life, a touch pad, and two USB inserts.
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